REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
JUNE 23, 2009
A Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Ogallala, Nebraska, was held at City Hall Council Chambers in said City on the 23th day of June 2009 at 7:30 o’clock P.M. Present were: President of the Council: Darrell Bassett; Council Members: Stacey Bauer, Kevin Block, and Mark Knudsen. Absent: Harold Peterson; City Manager: Harold Stewart; City Clerk: Jane Skinner; City Attorney: Michael McQuillan.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publishing one time in the Keith County News and posting at the City Hall Administration Building as shown by the Certificate of Publication and Posting Notice attached to these Minutes. Notice of this meeting was simultaneously given to the President and to all members of the Council on June 17, 2009 and a copy of their Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice and the Agenda is attached to these minutes. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the Notice to the President and Council of this meeting. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public. The President of the Council stated this meeting is being convened in accordance with the Open Meetings Act and acknowledged a copy of the Open Meetings Act being duly posted in the southeast Corner of Council Chambers.
Councilman Block moved to excuse Councilman Peterson from the June 23, 2009 City Council Meeting. Councilman Knudsen seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Stacey Bauer, Kevin Block, and Mark Knudsen. No: None. Absent: Harold Peterson. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Block moved to approve the consent agenda. Councilman Bauer seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Stacey Bauer, Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen, and. No: None. Absent: Harold Peterson. Motion declared carried and the consent agenda was approved as follows:
A. Minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 9, 2009.
The claims were approved as follows:
Pinnacle Bank-25.00-Se;Davis, Billy-(11.00)-Rev;Nsvfa Fire School-(60.00)-Rev; Keith Co Area Dev-1,040.00-Grant;St Of Ne Dept Of Rev-4,058.99-Sit; 125 Plan-951.84-Pretx; Am Family Ins-640.25-Ins; Delta Dental -358.56 -Ins; Eftps-14,685.98-Fit; Hospital & Medical-14,862.52 -Ins; Icma-325.00-Pen; Kansas City Life Ins -460.32-Ins; Manulife Financial-2,816.69-Pen; Manulife Financial-112.89-Pen; Manulife Financial-1,968.32-Pen;Ne Child Support Ctr-210.93-P/R; Pinnacle Bank-54,709.80-Pp12; Valley Bank-809.50 -Hsa; 125 Plan-1,101.84-Pretx; Delta Dental-358.56 -Ins; Eftps-15,281.81-Fit; Hospital & Medical-14,862.52-Ins; Icma-345.80-Pen; Manulife Financial-2,882.30 -Pen; Manulife Financial-239.99-Pen; Manulife Financial-1,965.34-Pen; Ne Child Support Ctr-210.93-P/R; Pinnacle Bank-58,398.22-Pp13; Valley Bank-809.50-Hsa; 3m-865.00-Su; Alco -92.29-Su; Windstream-116.72-Se; Alltel-916.01-Se; Am Red Cross-430.00 -Se; Napa Ogallala-229.14-Su; Arnold Pool-20,308.05-Su; Baltzell Vet. Clinic-60.00-Se; Bavco Backflow Aparatus-535.20 -Su; B & D Office Supply-31.00-Su; Bear Graphics-94.97-Su; Bound Tree Medical-480.90 -Su; Bourque, Richard-472.35 -Reimb; Bruckner, Mike-842.32 -P/R; U-Save Pharmacy-24.18-Su; Candy Aerotech Service-1,000.00 -Contract; Cash-Wa Distributing-951.65 -Su; Caskey, Kendra-100.00 -Trn; Charter Communications-174.89-Se; The Cima Co Inc-1,163.37-Ins; True Value Homecenter-256.53 -Su; Coffman, C.L.-6.00 -Su; Contractors Materials-306.62 -Su; Cornhusker Glass Inc-2,810.56 -Su; Correll Refrigeration Inc-534.51-Su; Cubbage, Thomas-48.16 -Reimb; Culligan-135.75 -Se/Su; Danko Emergency Equip Co-300.00-Su; Davis, Billy-96.00 -Trn; Dp Electronics-15.99-Su; Ed.Roehr Safety Products-369.90-Su; Eichner Sales & Service-133.94-Su; Electric Engineering & Eq-36.88 -Su; Elite Printing -918.27 -Su; Ems Billing Services Inc-2,052.20 -Contract; Fairbanks International-1,514.69 -Su; Farmers Coop Assoc-5,181.02-Su; Farm Plan-753.95-Su; Fedex-16.55 -Se; Feltz, Penney-589.39-Reimb; Fireguard Inc-650.05-Su; Fortune, Bill-20.00-Reimb; Fsh Ommun-60.00 -Se; Fyr-Tek-786.83-Su; Gaylord Bros.-178.38 -Su; Hackenkamp Masonry-300.00 -Su; Hansens Plbg & Htg-348.28-Se; Heartland Philnthropy Inc-4,000.00-Funding; Herman, James-106.00 -Trn; Holzfaster's Equipment-88.24-Su; Holthusen, Nathan-250.20 -Reimb; Home Pc Sales & Service-99.00-Su; Humphreys Auto Supply-919.21-Su; Ideal Linen Supply-417.43-Su; Ingram-1,065.80 -Su; Int City/Co Mngmt Assoc.-642.72 -Dues;Waste Connections Inc-594.84-Se; Jeo Consulting Grp-6,800.00-Se; Kansas City Life Ins-427.02-Ins; Kcad-17,250.00-Funding; K.C. Hosp Auth-28,267.10-Sales Tax; Keith Co News-828.02-Se; Keith Co Senior Ctr-41.00-Se; Keith Co Treasurer-11,939.34 -Se; Kenfield Electric-377.78-Su;
Kildare Lumber-255.12-Su;Kimberling, Tod-71.91-Se; K Lawn-33.00-Se; Sourcegas-2,724.87 –Se; Kolsrud, Rodney-117.00-Trn; Lab Safety Supply-172.55 -Su; Lacal Equipment - 113-273.98-Su; League Of Ne Municipal-544.00 -Trn; Lifeguard Store-915.25-Su; Linweld-346.60 -Su; Matt Friend Truck Equip-28.32-Su; Mcquillan & Mcquillan Pc-1,355.50 -Se; M C Schaff & Assoc-11,415.00-Se; Menards-65.88-Su; Midwest Turf & Irr-262.08 -Su; Mike's Towing-83.00 -Se; Mobile Mec. Mechanic Serv-200.00 -Se; Mor/Ryde Intnl-170.84-Su; Nalefi-20.00-Trn; Natl Geographic-16.90 -Su; Ne Assoc Of Trans Provide-65.00-Trn; Ne Dept Of Aeronautics-1,760.00 -Lease; Nppd-11,011.29 -Se; Newth, Donald-350.00 -Ref; Nsvfa Fire School-380.00-Su; Office Service-644.27 -Su; Ogallala Comm Hosp-249.60 -Se; Oga. Chamber Of Commerce-2,530.00-Contract; Ogallala Feed & Seed -13.47 -Su; Ogallala Medical Grp-117.00 -Se; Ogallala Ready Mix-279.00 -Su; Ogallala Rotary-110.00 -Dues; Ogallala Water Dept-1,443.17 -Se; Oga. Vol. Fire Dept-435.00-Trn; Scott England-720.00 -Se; Ogallala Youth Committee-3,915.00-Funding; Olsson Associates-3,820.00-Se; Omb Express Police Supply-1,150.77-Su; Oshkosh Cleaners-219.00 -Se; Pace Service Co-190.00-Se; Paulsen Inc-87,907.82-Su; Quill Corp-123.10 -Su; Qwest-1,937.82-Se; Random House-690.54-Su; R & D Welding & Supply-137.15-Su; Reams Sprinkler Supply-571.01-Su;
Reed-Joseph Intern. Co-1,016.00 -Su; Riverside Inn-1,953.85-Trn; Rlh Construction-1,000.00-Su ; Roberts, Bowen-96.00-Trn; Royal Chemical-337.29-Su; R & C Sprinklers-922.89-Su; Safeway -14.64 -Su; Schmidt Motors-52.57-Su; Servicemaster Cleaning-682.76 -Se; Shrm-160.00-Dues; Sunmart-114.78 -Su; Skinner, Jane-67.00-Trn; Steve's Body & Paint-150.00 -Se; Summers-Zoellner Ford-225.93-Se; The Trophy Shoppe-29.96 -Su; Thiesen, Noni-67.00-Trn; Toshiba America-102.53-Lease; Town & Country Srv Inc-94.00-Su/Se; Truck & Auto Align-322.04 -Su; Uline -42.57 -Su; U S Postal Service-77.66 -Se; Vance, Tim-223.00-Trn; Visa-2,117.74 -Su; Visa-794.26 -Su; Waite, Mcwha & Harvat-3,777.65 -Se; Wells Fargo Brokerage-40,503.84 -Lease; Well At Work-20.00-Se; West Cent Ne Dev Dist-11,470.00 -Dues; Western Engineering-1,003.31-Su; Western Path Consult-182.00 -Se; Western Convenience Store-15.00 -Se; West Coast Promotions,-248.66-Su; Win Designs-969.00-Su; Wolf Landscape Design-1,210.20 -Su; Xerox Corp-18.76-Lease;
Regional Care -462.32-Claims; Regional Care Inc-679.78 -Claims;
WATER FUND: Adams Bank -25.00-Se; Alco-5.35-Su; Windstream -10.54 -Se;
Alltel-145.41 -Se; Napa Ogallala-59.18 -Su; Arnolds Upholstery-64.00 -Su; Axis Capital-99.00-Lease; Charter Comm-54.95-Se; True Value -54.71-Su; Cornhusker Glass-88.59 -Se; Eichner Sales & Service-42.72-Su; Elite Printing-222.56 -Su; Farmers Coop Assoc-536.89-Su; General Fund-22,265.30 -P/R; Great Plains One-Call Ser-50.02-Se; Harcros Chemicals-4,650.74 -Su; Humphreys Auto Supply-48.02 -Su; Ideal Linen Supply-80.04-Su; Jacobson Satchell Consult-3,888.31 -Se; Waste Connections -88.66 -Se; Kenfield Electric Inc-40.25 -Su; Kildare Lumber-83.84 -Su; Sourcegas-53.59 -Se; Mcquillan & Mcquillan Pc-125.00 -Se; M C Schaff & Assoc Inc-2,465.00 -Se; Mercantile-6.62 -Su; Midwest Electric-3,902.12-Se; Municipal Supply, Inc-2,173.32 -Su; Nppd-2,955.68-Se; Office Service-38.51-Su; Ogallala Ready Mix-1,029.74 -Su; Ogallala Water Dept-34.94 -Se; Olsen's Agricultural Lab-102.00 -Su; Paulsen-15,717.35-Su; Quick Electric-730.84 -Se; Qwest-149.05 -Se; St Of Ne-Dept Health Lab-15.00 -Se; Win Designs-25.68-Su;Mcvay, Ashton-2.72 -Ref; Raffaeli, Frankie-168.64 -Ref; Rivas, Regino-31.61-Ref; Smith, Allen-13.04 -Ref;
SEWER FUND: Adams Bank -25.00 -Se; Ne Dept Of Aeronautics-(90,305.87)Rev; U S Postal Service-491.72 -Se; Alltel-28.15-Se; Napa Ogallala-43.21 -Su; True Value Homecenter-35.14 -Su; Elite Printing -106.50 -Su; Farmers Coop Assoc-65.35-Su; Farm Plan Dept-213.64 -Su; General Fund-15,188.19-P/R; Ideal Linen Supply-39.47-Su; Jacobson Satchell Consult-2,605.00 -Se; Waste Connections -100.90-Se; Sourcegas-773.81 -Se; McMillan Plumbing-434.76-Su/Se; Midwest Laboratories-11.80 -Su; Municipal Supply-399.65-Su; Nppd-3,192.13-Se;
Nsi Solutions-358.50-Su; Ogallala Water Dept-59.60-Se; Scott England -2,095.20 -Se; Quick Electric-119.00-Su; Qwest-197.36-Se; R & D Welding & Supply-163.20 -Su; Usa Blue Book-2,033.74 -Su; Win Designs-24.00 -Su;
MEDICAL BENEFIT: Regional Care -11,718.82 -Claims; Regional Care-448.00 -Claims; Regional Care-14,132.49-Claims;
Council President Bassett recognized Ken Knoepfel, Planning and Zoning Administrator, for his 25 years of dedicated service to the City of Ogallala.
Dr. James Rezac and George C. Haberman, appeared before the council regarding a breed specific ban for dangerous dogs.
Councilman Bauer moved to approve the minutes of the special meeting held on June 12, 2009. Councilman Block seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Stacey Bauer, and Kevin Block. No: None. Abstain: Mark Knudsen. Absent: Harold Peterson. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Bauer moved to approve the minutes of the special meeting held on June 15, 2009. Councilman Block seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Stacey Bauer, and Kevin Block. No: None. Abstain: Mark Knudsen. Absent: Harold Peterson. Motion declared carried.
City Manager Stewart updated the Council on the Canyon Drive Drainage project. The City has obtained the easements and the project is proceeding forward.
Councilman Bauer moved to appoint Steve Seitler to the Planning Commission for a term to expire on December 31, 2010. Councilman Knudsen seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Stacey Bauer, Kevin Block and Mark Knudsen. No: None. Absent: Harold Peterson. Motion declared carried.
Jeff Ahl, JEO Consulting, presented to the Council the survey results from the Community Center Survey. George Haberman, Kathy Lute and Mary Lou Heelan also addressed the council regarding the proposed community center.
There being no further business to come before the council, Councilman Knudsen moved to adjourn at 8:35 P.M. Councilman Bauer seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Stacey Bauer, Kevin Block, and Mark Knudsen. No: None. Absent: Harold Peterson. Motion declared carried.
Jane M. Skinner
Darrell G. Bassett
STATE OF NEBRASKA )
COUNTY OF KEITH ) SS.
CITY OF OGALLALA )
I, the undersigned, City Clerk for the City of Ogallala, Nebraska, hereby certify that all of the subjects included in the attached proceedings were contained in the Agenda for the meeting of June 23, 2009 kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk; that such subjects were contained in said Agenda for at least twenty-four hours prior to said meeting; that at least one copy of all reproducible material discussed at the meeting was available at the meeting for examination and copying by members of the public; that the Minutes of the President and Council of the City of Ogallala, Nebraska, were in written form and available for public inspection within ten working days and prior to the next convened meeting of said body; that all news media requesting notification concerning meeting of said body were provided advance notification of the time and place of said meeting and the subjects to be discussed at said meeting.
Jane M. Skinner
(S E A L)